Shaquille O'Neal

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  • Member NBA Hall of Fame & 15-Time NBA All Star Player
  • Media Personality, Entrepreneur and Philanthropist

Few individuals ever become iconic enough to be known by one name–Shaq. A cultural icon, Shaquille O’Neal is best known for an NBA career spanning nearly two decades and earning him the sport’s highest honors including membership in the NBA Hall of Fame.  He electrifies the room with his larger-than-life personality and audiences always give him standing ovations for his motivational keynote speeches.  When Shaq is at your event, every seat is filled and your event gets a lot of buzz. 

 

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A Sample of the Groups That Have Hosted Shaquille O'Neal
  • SME Entertainment Group, LLC
  • Promentum Group
  • World Leaders Group
  • Deutsche Bank AG
  • The Titan Academy Global
  • Mechanical Contractors Association of America
  • Media Loft
  • 2015 Public Funds Forum, Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP
  • Int'l Dairy-Deli Bakery Assoc.
  • CareerBuilder
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Few individuals ever become iconic enough to be known by one name. A NBA Hall of Famer, 15-Time NBA All Star Player, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and true cultural icon, Shaquille O’Neal brings his inspiring story to life in this dynamic program. Chock-full of empowering lessons on leadership, pers ...

Few individuals ever become iconic enough to be known by one name. A NBA Hall of Famer, 15-Time NBA All Star Player, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and true cultural icon, Shaquille O’Neal brings his inspiring story to life in this dynamic program. Chock-full of empowering lessons on leadership, personal (and hilarious) anecdotes, and actionable insights into resilience and teamwork, this program seamlessly weaves story-telling and audience engagement to create a one-of-a-kind audience experience. High-energy, Shaq electrifies the room with his larger-than-life personality and audiences always give him standing ovations. When Shaq is at your event, every seat is filled and your event gets a lot of buzz.

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<p>Shaq delivers powerful insights on leadership to rave reviews </p>

Shaq delivers powerful insights on leadership to rave reviews 

Few individuals ever become iconic enough to be known by one name. A true cultural icon, SHAQ brings his inspiring story and powerful leadership lessons to life at every smash-hit event. Chock-full of empowering and actionable insights on leadership, resilience, and teamwork, as well as personal (and hilarious) anecdotes,Shaq creates a one-of-a-kind audience experience. Shaq brought the house down at a recent RCLA Town Hall Lecture for an audience of nearly 2,000, garnering praise in media outlets such as the following headline from the Miami Herald: "Shaquille O’Neal is still drawing standing ovations. He got one Wednesday in Sarasota"A regular on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, thanks to his one-of-a-kind sense of humor, Shaq electrifies the room with his larger-than-life personality at every engagement. When he addressed a packed audience of 18,000 at Cisco's GSX Annual Sales Conference, he inspired tweets of praise such as: "My BIGGEST takeaway from #CiscoGSX came via @SHAQ - 'As soon as you become the STRONGEST at anything, the more you need to find ways to get STRONGER-never be complacent'; "Shaq (!) at Cisco! Suuuper fun closing session with some inspiration too!" ; "@SHAQ at #CiscoGSX! Doesn’t get better than this! My stomach hurts from the effortless banter. #awesome#WeAreCisco."

<p>Shaq keeps the tweets of praise rolling in at EY Strategic Growth Forum</p>

Shaq keeps the tweets of praise rolling in at EY Strategic Growth Forum

Addressing a jam-packed audience of 2,000 entrepreneurs and executives at the prestigious EY Strategic Growth Forum, NBA Hall of Famer SHAQUILLE O'NEAL kept audiences tweeting praise throughout his engaging keynote. Sitting down for a Q&A, Shaq provided insights, inspiration and plenty of laughs, opening up about raising a family in the spotlight, the lessons that helped shape him into a successful leader, how to bounce back from criticism, the power of giving back, and much more. Heralded for his humility, humor and infectious energy, here is a small sample of the many tweets for audience members during the event: “Learned a ton today at #SGFUS. From IPO's to @SHAQ discussing giving back, pursuing dreams and raising kids. He was humble, inspiring, and motivating…”; “Awesome to have 15 time @NBAAll_Star @SHAQ share winning insights from an amazing @NBA & on-going media/business career. #Funny & #inspirational. Big man with an even bigger heart.”; “@SHAQ “Leaders create other leaders.” Thanks for inspiring this packed house of entrepreneurs.”; “Inspirational and funny discussion with @SHAQ on leadership and no regrets (except Kazaam.) @EY_Growth.”

<p>Shaq Creates an All-Star Experience for Meeting Planners</p>

Shaq Creates an All-Star Experience for Meeting Planners

#WhenShaqComesToYourMeeting he knows how to give an all-star performance from start to finish that will have your attendees talking and Tweeting for weeks after your event! At the 2015 International Dairy-Deli-Bakery Association’s Annual Seminar and Exposition Shaq shocked attendees when he stepped on the exhibit floor and started making "The Shaq Sandwich." If you want a high-energy, all-star event, look no further than SHAQ

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<p>The Big Podcast with Shaq</p>

The Big Podcast with Shaq

Shaq, and his sidekick John Kincade, discuss current events, entertainment and sports every Monday on PodCastOne.

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Biography

Few individuals ever become iconic enough to be known by one name—Shaq. A revered cultural icon, Shaquille O’Neal is best known for an NBA career spanning nearly two decades and earning him the sport’s highest honors, including membership in the NBA Hall of Fame. The four-time NBA Champion, 15-time NBA All Star and three-time NBA Finals MVP has been named one of the most influential athletes by Forbes magazine, in addition to being the highest ranked NBA athlete on Nielsen’s State of the Media: Year in Sports 2010 and Business Week’s Power Sports 100.

But Shaquille O’Neal isn’t only a legendary athlete; he has also established himself as a powerful media personality and businessman over the years. Ranked among ‘‘The 100 Most Creative People in Business’’ last year by Fast Company magazine, O’Neal is currently an NBA analyst on TNT’s Emmy-award winning show, Inside the NBA on TNT.

In addition to being an early investor in companies such as Google, O’Neal has managed an increasingly robust personal brand, which has included television shows, a shoe line and social media/tech products. The first verified celebrity account on Twitter, O’Neal announced his NBA retirement via Tout, a new social media app that allows users to tape 15-second video statuses.